Category Archives: Pharmacy

Dolores Shockley

Thanks to  The 9-9…& the 2000 @KpSaysDoBetter, a former student of Dr. Dolores Shockley, who recommended her for #GGSTEM and says she is “all types of awesome.” Here’s some information about her career on the site for distinguished alumni of … Continue reading

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Gertrude Elion

Thanks to Margery Nelson, who suggested Nobel Laureate Gertrude Elion.  The picture above and a terrific autobiography can be found on the site.

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Odelola Adeyemi and her granddaughter, Dr. Adediwura Fred-Jaiyesimi

The Pan-African News Wire blog ran a story on March 13, 2013 entitled “Award-winning Plant Scientist Inspired by Grandmother.”  The article, by Victor Olusola and Bukola Apata, was from the Saturday magazine Life and Style.  The article says Dr. (Mrs.) … Continue reading

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Laura Benjamin

Hi Rachel, My mom, Laura Benjamin, has a PhD in the molecular biology of cancer. Soon after getting tenured as a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, she left academia to become the Vice President of ImClone, a subsidiary … Continue reading

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Christine Malanga Wilson

Undergraduate Engineer Divina Allen submitted this post about Christine Malanga Wilson, her Great Aunt. My Great Aunt Tine was the oldest child of five, and grew up in the Depression helping to support her family from a very young age. Although … Continue reading

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Imelda Ahn

Anna Ahn submitted this post about her mom (picture taken by her granddaughter, Ashley, in 2008 in Hawaii): Imelda Ahn graduated at the top of her high school class in 1959 in South Korea. At the time, her parents were … Continue reading

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